WORLD BOOK DAY!

For those who just love books - to inspire, excite and encourage story telling and writing...

Franklin's Flying Bookshop 

by Jen Campbell

Franklin the dragon loves stories, but everyone is scared of him. One day he meets Luna who, far from being scared, is fascinated to meet Franklin. Together, they hatch a plan to share their love of books by opening a bookshop – right on Franklin’s back!

Bear's House of Books

by Poppy Bishop

Rabbit loves adventure stories and Hedgehog adores happy endings. So when they discover a house full of books, it’s a dream come true! But unfortunately these books belong to someone who doesn't want to share. A perfect story for exploring the joys of reading with others. 

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Charlie Cook's Favourite Book 

by Julia Donaldson

Charlie Cook is reading a book about a pirate captain, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading about a knight, who is reading about a frog... Celebrate the joy of reading 

with Charlie's amazing book of adventure! 

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The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers

Henry loves books… but not like you and I. He loves to EAT books! And better still, he realises that the more books he eats, the smarter he gets. But a book-eating diet isn’t the healthiest of habits, as Henry soon finds out…

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Otto the Book Bear 

by Katie Cleminson

Nothing makes Otto happier than when people read his book. But one day Otto's book is left behind! He must set off on his biggest adventure yet - to find a new home. But where is the best place for a Book Bear to live?

The Wonder

by Faye Hanson

A story about a boy whose head is always full of wonder. Unfortunately lots of other people tell him to get his head out of the clouds. It is only in art class that he realises he can bring the wonder out of his head for the whole world to enjoy.

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A Child of Books

by Sam Winston

In this inspiring tale about the rewards of reading, a little girl sails her raft "across a sea of words" to arrive at the house of a small boy. There she invites him to come away with her on an adventure. Guided by his new friend, the boy unlocks his imagination and a lifetime of magic lies ahead of him…

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Nothing!

by Yasmeen Ismail

Mummy and Lila are going to visit Grandpa, but Lila is busy in her own imaginative world. But Grandpa has a plan to join Lila in her secret world. Bursting with energy and colour, this is a celebration of the imagination and creativity that will speak to child and adult alike.

Library Lion

by Michelle Knudsen

The librarian, Miss Merriweather, is very particular about rules. So when a lion visits the library, she sends him away. But when an emergency happens, the lion has a dilemma. Should he come to the rescue, even if it means breaking Miss Merriweather's strict rules?

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

by W. E. Joyce

Morris Lessmore loved words. He loved stories. He loved books. But every story has its upsets. Everything in his life, including his own story, is scattered to the winds. But the power of story will save the day. 

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Little Red Reading Hood 

by Lucy Rowland

Little Red Reading Hood loves reading books and making up stories. When she meets a cunning wolf while on her way to the library, he convinces her to stray from the path. But hasn’t she read this in a story before? A story to inspire children about the magic of books and reading.